Making of Matte Black ThunderDuck

At some point before the Himalayan journey, I felt ThunderDuck needed a facelift. Since I was not sure about how the bike would survive the trip, I put it off till after the trip. I have wanted to make a matte black motorcycle for a while. So, what eventually came off that idea is this Matte Black ThunderDuck.

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Custom lettering.

What follows is a list of the treatments the parts got and pictures that I have picked out from my Instagram feed.

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New 46 – HotFix

New Bullet 500 Royal Enfield

Its been close to ten years of riding the ThunderDuck. Well here is the replacement for this motorcycle, a new Bullet 500.

As the only travel motorcycle over this period, ThunderDuck has served pretty well. Its been with us on some amazing experiences and has had its ups and downs. After lusting, waiting, justifying, looking longingly at my bank balance… I came to the decision that to travel and experience India two-up comfortably and fully loaded, nothing really beats a Royal Enfield, to this day. At least, from a value for money point of view.

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